Books by Georgi Orlov

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“The Black Knights’ Tango”

Outwit your opponents from Move 2!

By Georgi Orlov


Fischer NajdorfThe Black Knights’ Tango is a guide to a chess opening for Black, which enables it to fight for the initiative from the very start of the game. As well as in-depth coverage of lines which are unique to the Tango, the text presents a complete repertoire for Black in those variations which transpose to other openings.

  • Published: 1998
  • Paperback: 128 pages
  • Publisher: B.T. Batsford, Ltd
  • Language: English
  • ISBN 10: 0-7134-8349-0
  • Autographed by the author when purchased from chessplayer.com
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“Fischer-Najdorf and Related Sozin Lines”

By Kevin Murphy, with supplemental game analysis by IM Georgi Orlov.


Fischer NajdorfFischer-Najdorf and Related Sozin Lines is a chess opening book that analyzes key variations and positions resulting from White’s move 6.Bc4 (the Fischer-Najdorf) in response to Black employing the Najdorf Variation of the Sicilian Defense. The book also covers many key positions of the Sozin Variation of the Sicilian Defense that may arise from the Fischer-Najdorf opening move order. In addition, the book presents complete-game analysis of twenty instructive games that have incorporated the Fischer-Najdorf variation in the opening, with comprehensive annotations from International Master Georgi Orlov.

  • Published: April 30, 2015
  • Paperback: 197 pages
  • Publisher: Paramount Ridge Press; Second edition (April 30, 2015)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-13: 978-0996167109
  • Autographed by the author when purchased from chessplayer.com
  • Domestic shipping included. International shipping at additional cost.